Paul T. Edlefsen

Appointments and Affiliations

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Population Sciences Program
Public Health Sciences Division
Herbold Computational Biology Program
Assistant Member
University of Washington
Biostatistics
Affiliate Assistant Professor
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Mailing Address

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
M2-C200
P.O. Box 19024
Seattle, Washington 98109-1024
United States

Contact

Phone: (206) 667-4086
Fax: (206) 667-4378
pedlefse@fhcrc.org
https://labs.fhcrc.org/edlefsen/

Degrees

Ph.D., Harvard University, Statistics, 2009.
A.M., Harvard University, Statistics, 2005.
B.A., Wesleyan University, Computer Science, 2000.

Research Interests

  • Statistical and computational methods for bioinformatics applications
  • Statistical modeling for genome sequence analysis
  • Frequentist, Bayesian, and Dempster-Shafer statistical modeling frameworks
  • The interface between computer science, statistics, and molecular biology, such as development of new informatics methods in genomics and post-genomics

Previous Positions

2007-2009: Instructor, School of Management, Boston University.
2009-2010: Harvard College Fellow, Harvard University.

Memberships

2011-present: American Association for the Advancement of Science
2005-present: Institute of Mathematical Statistics
2005-present: American Statistical Association

Honors and Awards

2011: Winner, American Statistical Association “Promoting the Practice and Profession of Statistics” Video Competition
2009: Chair’s Appreciation Award, Harvard University Statistics Department
2009: Inductee, Mu Sigma Rho (National Honor Society for Statistics)
2003-2009: Fellow, Harvard University Graduate Student Fellowship
2007: Awardee, Derek C. Bok Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Undergraduates
2004, 2006: Recipient, Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching
2003: Inductee, Major Contributors to BioPerl (an open source bioinformatics resource)

Recent Publications

2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2010
2009
2005

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